New Hyde Park, NY – As a personal injury firm focused on representing victims of negligence, the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP personal injury lawyer in Queens, NY maintains strong connections with the communities of New Hyde Park, Long Island, Queens, and surrounding areas. The team strives to give back through volunteer work, offering legal guidance, and helping the underprivileged and those seeking medical support. Also, annually, the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP extends an opportunity through the Scholarship Essay Contest, granting a deserving student a chance to shine.

“Community service represents a critical aspect of our firm. To further extend our commitment to giving back to the community, we want to help today’s young volunteers succeed in their academic and professional pursuits. When they venture out into their careers, they will, in a way, be continuing our legacy.” Founding Partner Richard Jaffe.

The contest will have one winner. In the upcoming 2024 contest, the winner will be awarded $2,500 to advance their educational journey. A community-driven student must have a GPA of 2.5, be admitted/enrolled in an accredited college/university/graduate school, be a New York State resident, and provide proof of enrollment and a college/high school transcript to be eligible for the Scholarship Essay Contest. They must also write and submit the essay topic, agree to the scholarship’s terms and conditions, and complete/submit the application form on the website. The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP is unable to accept calls, emails, or other communication regarding the scholarship or answer any questions other than those submitted via the application.

All applicants must write a 750-word essay on one of the following topics for consideration.

Navigating Personal Injury: A Personal Perspective: Share a personal experience, either your own or someone close to you, with a personal injury incident. Reflect on the challenges faced during the aftermath and the role personal injury law played in seeking justice or compensation. Discuss what you believe could be improved in the current legal system based on your experience, and how your insights could contribute to positive change.

Advocacy Beyond the Courtroom: Personal Commitment to Social Justice: Share a personal commitment to social justice and how it intersects with personal injury law. Discuss a cause or community initiative you have been involved in that addresses the needs of those affected by personal injuries. Reflect on how your personal experiences and values influence your approach to advocating for justice beyond the courtroom, and propose innovative ways the legal community can further contribute to social justice causes.

To meet the essay’s requirements, applicants must cite anecdotal stories or reference any volunteer projects they have initiated. The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP advises applicants to save their essay as a Microsoft Word document and attach it to the application form on the Cohen and Jaffe 2024 scholarship webpage by June 13, 2024. The winner will be announced by July 15, 2024, and will receive $2,500 to further their education.

About the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP

To the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, representation is more than negotiating with an insurance company or filing a lawsuit. It also involves guiding clients through every step, empowering them to reclaim their lives after suffering harm due to negligence. Attorneys Stephen Cohen and Richard Jaffe of the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP take a comprehensive approach to helping victims whether they need immediate help paying their bills, keeping their jobs, securing transportation, or caring for a family. They leverage over 100 years of combined experience to handle auto accidents, employment law disputes, defective drugs, and medical malpractice cases.

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